Many thousands gone: the first two centuries of slavery in North America

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Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,
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1998.
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English
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In the late 1990s, most Americans, black and white, identify slavery with cotton, the deep South, and the African-American church. But at the beginning of the 19th century, after almost 200 years of African-American life in mainland North America, few slaves grew cotton, lived in the deep South, or embraced Christianity. This text traces the evolution of black society from the first arrivals in the early-17th century through to the Revolution. In telling their story, Ira Berlin, a leading historian of southern and African-American life, reintegrates slaves into the history of the American working class and into the tapestry of the nation.
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9780674810921
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subject_facet African Americans -- Social conditions -- 17th century, African Americans -- Social conditions -- 18th century, Slavery -- United States -- History -- 17th century, Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century
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